When I went home for Thanksgiving last month, I had an amazing time being with family and I even got to meet a few new members of it. The one tiny detail about me being the last single person in my family is not lost on me. It's basically my uncle and me and then … Continue reading This is why I’m single…
In September I took a trip to Switzerland. Again. I know right? How does a girl who never even thought about traveling other than wanting to visit her homeland (Italy), end up going to Switzerland twice in two years? Well, the simplest answer is that when I moved to Mammoth, I was immediately surrounded by … Continue reading Surround Yourself With People Who Want to See Your Dreams Come True
Today I arrived back in Hollister. I'm here for about a week before I fly out to Switzerland. I made it in about eight hours, walked in the door, and ate breakfast for dinner. Everyone kind of went off to bed and I decided that it was a great idea to read one of my … Continue reading Realizations of a Typical Adult
Last year at some point, the camps bookkeeper and I decided that we wanted to buy lottery tickets. One day we were just sitting in the office dreaming up all the things the camp could do if it had the money. A new lodge building. State of the art kitchen. Real staff housing (which I … Continue reading Living as though I have a million dollars.
Have you ever gotten so caught up in plans, and ideas for your future that it just completely consumes everything you are? Lately, I've been so focused on what will be that I don't take a second to look at what is. Last night our team got some pretty upsetting news. That we most likely … Continue reading Living for the Future
Two Weeks ago I wrote a blog post about getting to know people and it being extremely hard for me to say goodbye to those people. Last night I had a bit of an emotional episode. This summer, friends have come back to work at The Station. People that I truly care about and quite … Continue reading In My Own Head
A couple of weeks ago, we had a ministry meeting at the camp. This meeting included the two staff members, the three guys living with us, and my boss and her family. It was an amazing time of our fearless leader opening up about her crazy awesome testimony to three guys who don't necessarily believe … Continue reading Hard Goodbyes